Eight Tips for Eating Healthy on a Budget

Do you want to start eating healthier in the New Year? Healthy meals are good for you and don’t have to be costly! There are a few tricks and tips to eat healthy within a budget. 1. Plan a weekly menu. Taking the time to plan meals means huge time-savings and money-savings when it comes […]

Six Farm Tours to Do This Fall

Six Farm Tours to Do This Fall

There’s more to a glass of milk than meets the eye. Taking a gulp one of the few healthy beverages that can be enjoyed warm or cold is the final step in distribution that begins at locations throughout Michigan. A fun, family activity this fall can give milk-lovers an up-close look at life on  the […]

Healthy Holiday Tips

Healthy Holiday Tips

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and that means the holiday season is almost here. You can enjoy the holidays while still making healthy food choices that help you and your family be your best. Try these tips and some of our favorite holiday recipes that fit into a healthy meal plan! Enjoy all food […]

Halloween spirits sure to satisfy the over 21 crowd

Halloween spirits sure to satisfy the over 21 crowd

You’re grown. And sometimes that’s reason enough to pause for an adult beverage. Here are some of our favorites from our friends at Milk Means More. Brewery Cocoa   The dark-roasted grains in stout compliment the bittersweet flavor of dark chocolate in this hot cocoa. It will warm you up if Halloween is a dark […]

Dairy + School Meals = Success!

Dairy + School Meals = Success!

The school year has started and kids are into their new grove. New shoes have been scuffed up and new pencils have been broken. Now it’s time to look at how you can help make this the best school year ever for your child. One of the best things you can do as a parent […]

Mobile food pantry rides into neighborhoods again in August

Mobile food pantry rides into neighborhoods again in August

It’s not the ice cream truck, but it’s a moving mini-market filled with summer treats. Returning to local neighborhoods through August, the mobile food pantry will make its monthly rounds to distribute free, lead-mitigating groceries to residents, while supplies last. Produce including zucchini, cabbage, corn, green beans, kale, collard greens, watermelon, potatoes, tomatoes, cucumbers, and […]

Baby Café boosts support for breast-feeders

Baby Café boosts support for breast-feeders

It’s like a lounge for the little ones. Baby Café of Genesee County’s grand opening will be held Thursday, April 26. Currently meeting at Michigan State University Extension Center’s GCCARD Building on Saginaw St., the program supports breastfeeding moms, their infants and families. More than 100 facilitators, community partners and supporters will celebrate the grand […]

Reducing food waste: Good for the planet and your budget

Reducing food waste: Good for the planet and your budget

Food waste. It’s something we might only think about when cleaning up from dinner or maybe we don’t think about it at all. The awful truth is America leads the world in food waste. According to the USDA, 30 to 40 percent of food is wasted every year in the United States, and the estimated […]

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